Posted on: June 12, 2021
FRYSC Corps members are based in Family Resource and Youth
Services Centers. Full and half time members act as reading
coaches, and may work with students from kindergarten through the
12th grade who are at risk for academic failure. Members plan and
host literacy events. In addition to reading, members may also be
asked to tutor in other academic subjects. FRYSC Corps support
their host FRYSC with service projects. Since the FRYSCs goal is to
help remove barriers to basic needs that prevent students from
learning, service projects should be focused to meet specific
community needs. FRYSC Corps members are also asked to support long
range literacy needs at their host site by recruiting and training
volunteers to act as literacy coaches. They also recruit 12
volunteers to support FRYSC and school programs during their
service year. FRYSC Corps minimum time youth members are required
to support FRYSC programming and address food insecurity. 1700
hour, 1200, 900 hour and 300 hour positions available Further help
on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : Works with assigned at-risk for academic
failure students as a reading tutor. Coaches students in
identifying reading resources that fit their interests.
Addresses food insecurity service community. Seeks
opportunities to serve the school and other community
organizations. Participates in Make a Difference Day, MLK Day
of Service & AmeriCorps Week. Recruits and/or manages 10
volunteers. Speaks to civic organizations about experience in
AmeriCorps service. Occasional overnight travel required for
program required training. Reliable transportation
required Occasional travel to program required meetings.
Please request a position description.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of
service , Health Coverage , Living Allowance , Training , Childcare
assistance if eligible .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working
at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Hunger , Education , Children/Youth .
Teaching/Tutoring , General Skills , Youth Development .
Keywords: Americorps, Lexington , FRYSC Corps, Other , Frankfort, Kentucky
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